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  1. Power and Independence

    Urban Africans' Perception of Social Inequality

    By Peter C. Lloyd

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1974, this study, by a social anthropologist who has lived, taught and researched in Nigeria, explores how the Yoruba of Nigeria living in Ibadan and Lagos perceive the society in which they live. Their views on stratification and social inequality in particular are related to...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Planning African Development

    Edited by Glen Norcliffe, Tom Pinfold

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1981, this book concerns specifically the Kenyan experience with regards to development planning but, given that the problems of hunger poverty and underdevelopment manifest themselves in slightly different forms across all African countries, this book has considerable relevance...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Poltiical Change in the Third World

    By Charles Andrain

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    In this informative and highly readable book, first published in 1988, Charles Andrain explores the ways in which public policies and socio-political beliefs and structures cause political change in the Third World. The author examines 3 types of political change: (1) transitions in political...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. New Trends in Development Theory

    Essays in Development and Social Theory

    By Peter Preston

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    The theme of this work, first published in 1985, is the exchange between issues of development and problems of social theory. They provide preliminary analysis of the multiplicity of social-theoretic arguments in development theory and their implications for social theory in general. The book...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Military Regimes and Development

    A Comparative Analysis in African Societies

    By Olatunde Odetola

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1982, this book aims to examine the role that ruling military governments have played in African development. Dr Odetola discusses military organisational values and skills in modernisation and argues that the evocation and application of these values and skills depends on the...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Regional Security in the Third World

    Case Studies from Southeast Asia and the Middle East

    Edited by Mohammed Ayoob

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This reissue, first published in 1986, argues that there is a radical difference between the use of the term ‘Regional Security’ when applied to the Third World rather than the developed world. It explores the concept of regional security and shows how items which make for regional security in the...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Corruption in Developing Countries

    By Ronald Wraith, Edgar Simpkins

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1963, this study of corruption in the developing countries of Africa takes as its point of comparison Britain, pre-1880, as the authors question whether Britain’s experience in overcoming corruption can throw any light the means of overcoming corruption in contemporary developing...

    Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge

  8. Circulation in Third World Countries

    Edited by R Mansell Prothero, Murray Chapman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Circulation is common in Third World countries and involves reciprocal flows of people, goods and ideas. The essays in this volume, first published in1985, discuss concepts associated with circulation in its various forms, and they present empirical evidence based on field work from holistic,...

    Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Africa and Europe

    From Partition to Independence or Dependence?

    Edited by Amadu Sesay

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    It is now over 100 years since the Berlin Conference of 1884 which started the ‘Scramble for Africa’ whereby the various European powers carved up the African Continent between themselves. During the last century the relationship between Africa and Europe has changed dramatically – from a colonial...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Assembling for Development

    The Maquila Industry in Mexico and the United States

    By Leslie Sklair

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1989, this book focuses upon the phenomenon of export-led industrialisation fuelled by foreign investment and technology. He concentrates on Mexico, where US companies have been taking advantage of inexpensive labour to establish "maquila" factories that assemble US parts for...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge